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First Person

Jared Strader

City: Sheffield.

Where did you grow up: Sheffield.

Family: Joe and Shirley Niedziela.

Pets: Tiger (domesticated)

Occupation: Walmart Garden Center, member of the Cosmic Schmuck band.

What is the last song you listened to: “The Whale Song” by Modest Mouse.

What is the last book you read: “Life of Pi” by Yann Martel.

What is the last TV show you watched: Brad Meltzer’s “Decoded.”

If you were stranded on a desert island and could have just one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be: I’m always down for pizza.

If you were stranded on a desert island and could only take one thing with you, what would it be: Either a Swiss Army multi-tool or my guitar.

What is your favorite local restaurant: Belluccio’s.

If someone handed you a million dollars, how would you spend it: In ways that would make it last.

People would be surprised to know that you: Are decent at basketball.

What is your favorite thing about the city you live in: Memories taking place there.

If you could change one thing about your town, what would it be: As far as I’m concerned, it’s good the way it is.

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